tourism in Russia

Nordwind expands route network from Sochi

Nordwind expands route network from Sochi

Nordwind Airlines plans to fly to Sochi from 28 Russian cities. The company said that Nordwind, together with partner Pegas Fly, would increase the volume of traffic in Sochi by 61% in the current spring-summer season compared to …

Russians postpone holidays in Crimea

Russians postpone holidays in Crimea

Russians have begun to cancel hotel reservations in hotels in Crimea for May and June: their total occupancy does not exceed 40% on average, in addition, tourists massively cancel reservations in hotels for May and June due to airlines sending …

Summer season kicks off in Krasnodar Territory

Summer season kicks off in Krasnodar Territory

On Sunday, May 1, the summer holiday season starts in the Krasnodar Territory. According to local authorities, 100 beach areas will operate in the region, 30 of which are in Anapa, 23 both in Gelendzhik and Sochi, 11 in the Tuapse …

Russia withdraws from UN World Tourism Organization

Russia withdraws from UN World Tourism Organization

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) confirmed on Wednesday that Russia intends to leave this agency, according to the organization’s Twitter page. "Russia has announced its intention to withdraw from UNWTO. It must …

Sochi beaches to open on May 1

Sochi beaches to open on May 1

In Sochi, from May 1, 23 beaches will open in all urban areas of the city, the head of the resort, Alexei Kopaygorodsky, informed. In total, during the summer the total length of the beaches will reach 41 km, 188 beach areas will be …

Russia and Uzbekistan to expand tourism cooperation

Russia and Uzbekistan to expand tourism cooperation

 Russia intends to increase the tourist flow with Uzbekistan, the corresponding action plan was approved by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko, his press service reports. "On the part of the Republic the document …

Gosuslugi to help Russian tourists to return home

Gosuslugi to help Russian tourists to return home

A feedback form for tourists experiencing problems with returning to Russia from abroad, developed by Rostourism and the Ministry of Digital Development of the Russian Federation, has been introduced on the Gosuslugi portal, the press service of …

EU countries not stop issuing tourist visas to Russians

EU countries not stop issuing tourist visas to Russians

The Association of Tour Operators of Russia noted that the EU countries interested in Russian tourists have not stopped issuing visas. "The closure of the airspace for Russian carriers did not become a reason for the most EU …

140,000 people spending holidays in Kuban

140,000 people spending holidays in Kuban

Approximately 140,000 tourists are spending their holidays in the Krasnodar Territory, about 100,000 - in Sochi. "Traditionally, during the winter holidays,  the most popular is the mountain cluster. It is too early to sum up …

Kuban presents "Hot all year round" touristic brand

Kuban presents "Hot all year round" touristic brand

A new resort brand "Hot all year round" was presented in the Krasnodar Territory. According to Acting Minister of Resorts, Tourism and Olympic Heritage of the Krasnodar Territory, Maria Zolotukhina, the new brand should become …

Mass poisoning of kids in Murmansk-Tuapse train

Mass poisoning of kids in Murmansk-Tuapse train

Today, doctors diagnosed children travelling by train on vacation from Murmansk to Adler with an intestinal infection. 20 kids were hospitalized in the Krasnodar Territory,  the press service of the North Caucasus Railways reports. …

Children injured in fire near Chelyabinsk to rest in Sochi

Children injured in fire near Chelyabinsk to rest in Sochi

The Sochi authorities are ready to accept children from the settlements of the Chelyabinsk region affected by the fire. "Sochi is ready to take on vacation children from the Chelyabinsk region, which suffered during the fire, we …

U.S. upholds ‘do not travel’ advisory for North Caucasus

U.S. upholds ‘do not travel’ advisory for North Caucasus

The U.S. State Department kept in force an earlier issued advisory for U.S. citizens against travel to Russia. The statement stresses that in its list of countries as of June 28 Russian remains at Level 4: "do not travel," …